Introduction to basic principles, and types of strokes. Includes the search, response, stay, release technique.
Equine Massage for performance horses. For owners, riders and trainers.
Help your horse jump better, move faster, and run longer, by using your horse’s responses to guide your work! In this 75 minute hands-on guide, Jim Masterson shows 24 specific techniques to loosen muscles and increase performance, as well as over 30 tips for a successful treatment. Most importantly, Jim shows how to use the horse’s response to guide your treatment. Once you know the 8 responses to look for, you will know exactly where to work, and for how long. This is a step by step guide, and each technique is clearly filmed and explained in detail. Jim shows a complete treatment that covers the neck, shoulder and back. He has used this treatment to improve performance on over a thousand horses- and now you can too!
WESTERN HORSEMAN, SAYS “Step-by-step procedures, well-placed illustrations and computer animation ensure viewers and their horses will reap the benefits of the Masterson Method.”
EQUINE MASSAGE INSTRUCTOR:
Jim Masterson, Integrated Equine Performance Bodyworker for the United States Equestrian Team at the 2006 World Equestrian Games, in Aachen, Germany, teaches a unique method of Equine Massage that uses neurological responses of the horse to touch, or feel, to find and release deep muscle and structural stress in key areas of the horse’s body that most affect performance
Shows the location and how to work the bladder meridian.
Massage techniques around the neck, scapula, how to work the foreleg.
Massage for the neck and poll and TMJ.
Massage for the lumbar spine, sacrum and pelvis.